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Old 10th September 2019, 19:44
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Originally Posted by Pat Kennedy View Post
Barrie

At what point during this manoeuvre did you let go forar'd? I think there may have been one or two hairy moments on the focsle.

Werent there two Meggisons, both appropriated Shell pilots?

I had a VHF receiver in my crane cab and used to listen to pilots and tugs comms all day long, with a good view of proceedings from the crane which was the biggest of the two at Western Shiprepairers#1 dock adjacent to Woodside landing stage.
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Pat
That sounds like being my wife in the car or a flt eng on the flt deck. They can spot all the little errors the driver makes
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